frutex


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frutex

( ˈfruːtɛks)
n
a plant or shrub with a woody stem
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Etymology: From Latin frutex (shrub, bush) and colere (to inhabit), in reference to the understorey-dwelling habit of this species.
The floristic composition of plant cenoses of the steppe zone of Pavlodar region is not rich and is represented largely by xerophytes: Caragana frutex (L.) C.Koch., Stipa capillata L., Calamagrostis epigeios (L.) Roth.
Austen likely had not read eighteenth-century erotic texts such as The Natural History of the Frutex Vulvaria, or Flowering Shrub (1732), but she would have encountered such eroticized botanical descriptions in the works of eighteenth-century writers such as Behn, Haywood, and others, as well as in the pages of Shakespeare, who in Venus and Adonis (1593), to cite just one example, has the goddess of love employ erotic topography in describing her body as a deer-park to the reluctant Adonis: "I'll be a park, and thou shalt be my deer.
Diagnosis: Frutex erectus, altus usque ad 100150 cm, multicaulis; caules succulenti, articulati, erecti vel erecti--ascendentes.